BRITAIN HEARS NEWS OF END OF JAP WAR: CELEBRATING VICTORY IN JAPAN, LONDON, ENGLAND, UK, c 15 AUGUST 1945
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Civilians walk amongst the piles of torn up paper which have been thrown, 'ticker tape'-style, from the windows of offices, on Lower Regent Street, London, to celebrate the signing of the Peace with Japan. A young boy can be seen playing with the piles of paper, and the faces of many of the people waiting at a bus stop are obscured by the falling scraps. In the background, behind many vehicles (including a horse-drawn cart), Nelson's Column is just visible. It is probable that this photograph was taken at the point where Regent Street meets Pall Mall, looking down Pall Mall towards Trafalgar Square. In the the middle of the road (centre), a brick surface shelter can be seen.